Green gram is the best vegetarian superfoods and known for its amazing health benefits.
Green gram helps in losing weight and controls blood pressure level. Green gram is the good source of iron.
If taken it within certain limits, it protects from skin cancer.
It reduces the bad cholesterol and improves the flexibility of arteries and veins. Hence, good for the heart.
We can consume it in many ways. One of these is moong dal payasam.
Green gram dal (Moong dal) payasam
Dry roast moong dal till golden brown and keep aside.
Roast cashew nuts, raisins in ghee and keep aside.
Pressure cook moong dal for 4 whistles, mash it once and keep aside.
Take a pan, add cooked moong dal, jaggery syrup and milk. Let it cook for 3 - 5 minutes.
Add coconut milk, cardamom powder and stir. Bring it to a single boil.
Add ghee roasted cashews and raisins. Serve hot or chilled.